Two new online hackathons have just been launched with Alexa - Amazon’s cloud-based voice service - and GE Brilliant, a suite of machine data tools for manufacturing intelligence. There is over $90,000 in combined prizes, including cash, hardware, meetings with Amazon and GE leaders, and trips to Predix Transform to be won.
Prizes: $43,620 in cash, gift cards, Echos/Dots/Taps, and meetings w/ Alexa leaders
The ask: Build a new voice-activated skill for Alexa that makes life simpler, more convenient and organized, or just more fun. Home automation, games, and smart device interaction.
Deadline: 9th May, 2017
Prizes: $50,000 in cash, plus trips to Predix Transform, meetings w/ GE, and Predix developer accounts
The ask: Submit an idea for an app or data visualization that incorporates one of the GE Brilliant Manufucturing APIs or microservices & helps factory managers and teams improve the production process. 30 finalists from the Ideas Round will advance to the Build Round.
Deadline: 21st March for Ideas Round; May 8 for Build Round